Senior Financial Analyst

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Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


  • Provide accurate and compliant financial reporting, forecasting, and actionable/value-creating insights to enable achievement of business objectives and the development of a long-term growth strategy.




  • Prepare monthly or quarterly performance reviews and other financial packages for management team, with simple, clear, and valuable insights.
  • Perform extensive volume variance analysis by business segments vs. prior year, including written business analysis to identify key factors for gains & losses.
  • Perform fiscal year P&L projection on quarterly basis with reasonable assumptions, including EBIT walk analysis.
  • Lead and coordinate annual budget process, and strategic planning process, from topline to EBIT. Challenge business assumptions and ensure the reasonability.
  • Review SIA and other commercial related contracts from finance perspective, to ensure complete compliance and protect company’s benefit to the best extent.
  • Review & confirm SIA accrual balance on quarterly basis and ensure SIA settlement following company policy.
  • Actively participate in price decisions by providing relevant financial information and inputs. Conduct price and cost change monitoring to ensure proper implementation of price decision or to identify abnormal price change.
  • Closely partner with Sales/Segment teams and provide on-going support in RFQ, RM cost monitoring, scorecard tracking and other projects necessary to support business growth.
  • Conduct financial modeling for capital investment decision-making.
  • Ensure that business unit operations compliant with company policies, control procedures and statutory requirements by monitoring, and overseeing the use of control systems, procedures, and mechanisms.




  • Education Background:
    • Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics or Business Management
  • Technical Skills:
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin Chinese
    • Proficiency with MS Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Teams
  • Other Experiences Preferred:
    • 4-6+ years working experience in multinational company with at least 3 years planning and analysis experience
    • Strong learning capability, highly self-motivated for continuous improvement, and strong sense of accountability
    • Able to develop business understanding quickly and provide in-depth analysis
    • Manufacturing experience or experience in chemical industry is a plus
    • CPA or equivalent is a plus



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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